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Tag: Goals

Summer goals 2018

Summer goals 2018

We are fast approaching summer! Deadlines and exams are nearly all over and it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to do with your free time over the holidays. I’m not talking about goals like getting a summer job etc, but things that […]

Have I reached my goals?

Have I reached my goals?

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and settling back into things after Easter break. I have done a lot of thinking over Easter after my crazy rubbish time over the past two months, and really got into the idea of changing my mindset. […]

Reflecting on semester two

Reflecting on semester two

Hello everyone, For many, Easter is a time of reflection, and although semester two isn’t over yet, I thought I’d use this blog post today to think about my time at uni since Christmas has been.   Things I have enjoyed:   Guest lecturers This […]

How to land a job easily

How to land a job easily

So many of my friends who are students tell me they are struggling to get a job. However, money is tight and they need the extra cash. I’ve had many different jobs over the years and I somehow seem to always get the job I […]

The mom tag

The mom tag

Hi guys, so with Mother’s Day less than a month away I thought I would catch my mom while she wasn’t too busy and get her to answer a few questions about motherhood.   How old were you when you had your first child? “53 […]

When you’re stuck in a rut

When you’re stuck in a rut

Hello everyone,   As I am in my final year, I am writing a dissertation. Before Christmas I felt really on track- I was excited about what I was writing, I found it reasonably easy to take notes and type up my findings. However, coming […]

New year, new me?

New year, new me?

Hello everyone!   It feels a little bit late to be talking about new year’s resolutions, but that is what I thought I’d write about this week as I have moved back into my student house in Birmingham ready for the new term, and it […]

How to beat the January blues

How to beat the January blues

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a lovely break. During my break, I took some time out for me. As students, we tend to be so focused on uni work, part-time jobs, keeping up a social life and seeing family that everything can get […]

Woooooaah we’re halfway there

Woooooaah we’re halfway there

Hi everyone, This is going to be my last blog post before Christmas, so I thought I’d use it to reflect on the first semester of my final year. Things I’ve enjoyed this semester: Making new friends: in September I moved in with new housemates […]

My final year bedroom

My final year bedroom

Hello everyone, In previous blog posts I’ve featured pictures of my 1st and 2nd year rooms and so I thought I’d take you on a tour of my room in 3rd year, as I moved to a new house again. I loved decorating a new […]